5 Jan 2015

Vanished World fossil trail attracts thousands

From Summer Report, 7:52 am on 5 January 2015

The Vanished World centre in Duntroon Waitaki Valley
The Vanished World centre in Duntroon, Waitaki Valley.

An Otago fossil trail is growing in popularity, with more than 7000 visitors last year.

The 30 sites on the locally-created Vanished World Trail run in a band from Duntroon in the Waitaki Valley to the Moeraki boulders on the coast.

Ian Telfer went fossil hunting with Duntroon farmer, John Hore.

The Elephant Rocks near Duntroon
The Elephant Rocks, near Duntroon.